from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Alternative form of schlocky.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • More homegrown products to enjoy include the legendary heroes of Lucha Libre: those uniquely Mexican wrestling creations who shifted their considerable weight from the lucha ring to the silver screen, and the accompanying lobby cards for their unabashedly shlocky movies are quite often classics.

    The lurid artistry of the Mexican lobby card

  • I would like to see what someone like Morgan would do with the shlocky diet of news and intrigue that intravenously sustained Larry King all those years - such as when a beloved celebrity is tragically killed or accused of a crime as heinous as shoplifting.

    Not Larry, not 'Live'

  • If that weren't argument enough for a moratorium on shlocky Sistine Chapel spoofs, it's worth noting that "The Simpsons" has used a fresco gag.

    Simpsons Syndrome: Overused Cultural Icons Trigger a Gag Reflex

  • It doesn't try to be anything more than a shlocky, hilariously ridiculous horror flick. anonymous

    Warner Bros Will Make Final Destination 5 | /Film

  • There was “The Sacred Schmata (rag),” a shlocky pink strip of nylon, roped and knotted together, with which we enwrapped ourselves and one another to proclaim that we were community.

    E.M. Broner: Statement

  • So when Nancy says "F*** you" to Freddy and he responds "that sounds like fun," it's a hideously uncomfortable moment shrouded in the shlocky interplay of over-the-top horror movie fun.

    Ben Mankiewicz: A Nightmare on Elm Street -- Wildly Inappropriate (And Also Bad)

  • Yes, Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn is shlocky with its gore, but it could have been so much worse and I am very glad that they made a lot of it off screen and in shadow.

    Black & White Friday: Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn

  • I haven't seen this movie, but I can't imagine it being anything other than ridiculous C-grade shlocky horror.

    Top 50 Posters of the Decade: #25-1

  • A&E has been headquartered since 1991 in 180,000 square feet at the kinda shlocky 235 East 45th Street, according to the real estate database CoStar.

    Real Estate. Drama.

  • They could just have a Star Trek channel for crying out loud, and a Creature Feature channel for old shlocky but fun horror movies, a teen slasher channel, a Godzilla channel, an anime channel, and so on.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.